A pilot project led by WSU scientists that’s using smart-home technology for health care is expanding to other locations and uses.
CUSICK, Washington – Cougs roam Camp Stix, an annual summer camp for kids who have Type 1 diabetes.
As a nurse and commissioned officer of the U.S. Public Health Service, Andrew Colburn encountered veterans who were addicted to opioids, or had mental health conditions, or both. In many cases, the addiction was a result of treatment received for service-related injuries.
Mental health is on Dawn Garzon Maaks’ mind as she prepares to become president of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners on July 1.
This issue of Focus on Nursing is largely centered on the research conducted by some faculty in the College of Nursing.
Alcohol and drug abuse pose serious health risks. But even nurses and doctors don’t find it easy to talk to patients about their drinking or drug use.
Karen Holt Nodolf (BSN ’79), is a community com- plaint investigator at the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). She has had a dynamic career working in a number of settings including medical/oncology, home health/ hospice nursing, case management and geriatrics. Karen was one of the first nurses hired to work at the Pediatric Interim Care Center in Kent, Washington when it opened, caring for drug and alcohol affected infants. She ended up adopt- ing a baby from there in 1992. She has also worked in home health/hospice for critically ill pediatric patients and became certified as a school nurse and worked in the … » More …
Dr. Jackie Banasik, associate professor, published the 6th edition of her pathophysiology textbook in February 2018. (Banasik JL &Copstead LE: Pathophysiology 6th ed. (2019) Saunders-Elsevier.)
Debbie Brinker, assistant dean of clinical affairs, was inducted into the Washington State Nurses Association Hall of Fame in March 2018. Inductees are chosen for their significant accomplishments and contributions to the nursing profession. She is the seventh member of the WSU College of Nursing faculty to be inducted.
Dr. Andra Davis, assistant professor, was one of seven nurse educators honored by the End-of-Life Nursing Education
Consortium for her commitment to teaching nurses about endof-life care.
Dr. Linda Eddy, … » More …
Mid-April saw some 800 nurse scientists, nursing faculty and administrators, graduate students and executives in Spokane for the 51st annual Western Institute of Nursing research conference.
A small-town pharmacist dispenses medication, of course. But they might also provide clinical services like immunizations and blood pressure screenings; consult on health issues; or even act as a de facto benefits or case manager for customers.